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Excavating the City of David

Ronny Reich

Excavating the City of David

where Jerusalem"s history began

by Ronny Reich

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Published by Israel Exploration Society in Jerusalem .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Excavations (Archaeology),
  • Antiquities

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRonny Reich
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS109.8.C54 R45 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 368 p. :
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25029204M
    ISBN 10965221082X
    ISBN 109789652210821
    LC Control Number2011482019
    OCLC/WorldCa711793813

    Lying just south of today's Old City walls, the City of David was the very core of Old Testament Jerusalem, built more than four millennia ago on a acre spur over the vital Gihon Spring.   When I first visited the City of David in March , Eilat Mazar was only a year into excavating what she, and others, now believe to be David’s palace. Today as you enter the City of David, you descend a few stairs to a platform that houses a ticket office, gift shop, bathrooms, and a .

      The archaeologists who have been excavating the Pilgrimage Road over the past five years—Dr. Joe Uziel, Ari Levi, Nachshon Zenton, and Moran Hajibi—have shattered another assumption: It was not poor people who lived along the Pilgrimage Road in the area of the “Lower City,” but, in fact, a wealthy population.   The official City of David Foundation story is that the acquisition of the land for the dig was all kosher. The people who work for the group will show you .

    Preliminary Report on The City of David Excavations at the Visitors Center Area by Eilat Mazar, Ap , Shalem Press edition, Paperback in English.   The search for the City of David may offer tourists a reminder of Jerusalem's ancient past. But for the Palestinians whose homes are threatened by .


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Excavating The City of David by Ronny Reich. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking “Excavating The City of David” as Want to Read: Want to Read. saving. Ronny Reich, who together with his partner, Eli Shukron, codirected excavations in the City of David for 15 years, may best be described as the accidental author of this book dedicated to Yigal Shiloh’s memory.

From to Shiloh directed large-scale excavations in the City of David aimed at establishing an archaeological park. While the various accounts of Biblical Jerusalem vary, Ahron Horovitz’s book City of David: The Story of Ancient Jerusalem is much lauded by its reviewer Jane Cahill West for both its lavish illustrations as well as its concisely written summaries of debates surrounding certain interpretations of Jerusalem history that are based on some of the excavation’s more controversial discoveries.

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This site is like a. Preliminary Report On The City Of David Excavations Description: Summarizes the finds from the Chalcolithic Period through the Early Islamic Period and draws preliminary conclusions about the impact of these finds on our understanding of the history of Jerusalem.

2, year old seal discovered in City of David 'Half-shekel' from First Temple era unearthed near City of David The half-shekel weight will be presented to the general public on Hanukka in Emek. The first archaeological excavation at the City of David took place in Charles Warren, entered the Gihon Spring and then continued to crawl through Hezekiah’s Tunnel.

Book a guided tour of the City of David with Viator here. There is also a City of David Underground Tour which is a full day tour including the Tomb of King David and the Last Supper Room. Looking for a place to stay in Jerusalem. I recommend the Dan Panorama Hotel.

Excavating the City of David is published by the Israel Exploration Society and includes pages and illustrations. The book has two major sections (see details below in table of contents).

The first reviews the history of excavation in the last years. The second is a brief history of the City of David. The first part of the book recounts the activities of the many excavators who worked in this area and in the second part, Reich reconstructs the history of the City of David based on the results of all of the archaeological excavations.

The discovery of the tunnel system known as Warren's Shaft visually tells how King David captured the city and brings the Bible to life. "When we saw this, we suddenly saw exactly how the picture. Published on The high ridge on Mount Moriah, above the Gihon Spring, is being excavated.

It will reveal a place of ancient holy. Below is a list of excavations in the City of David- Ancient Jerusalem. Details of the different excavations sites may be viewed when moving the mouse over a decade in the timeline. Warren’s Shaft.

Synopsis Archaeological research over the past years has identified Jerusalem's southeastern hill, outside the Old City walls, as the biblical City of David.

The growing realization that this hill is indeed the most ancient part of Jerusalem led many scholars to excavate it. "synopsis" may belong to another edition of this Range: $ - $   City of Quartz: Excavating the Future in Los Angeles New Edition by Mike Davis (Author) › Visit Amazon's Mike Davis Page.

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Learn about Author s: After reunification of Jerusalem in June David Ussishkin and the survey of tombs in Silwan. David Adan-Bayewitz. Yigal Shiloh. Ronny Reich and Eli Shukron. Some small-scale excavations. Eilat Mazar.

Doron Ben-Ami and Yana Tchekhanovets. Summary What next. A Brief History of the City of David: Early days. The first city --in the Middle. During the years Reich was excavating the site, the Elad organization ‏ (the Hebrew acronym stands for “el ir David,” literally “to the City of David”‏), founded by David Be’eri, became more powerful and was entrusted with the management of the City of David National Park.

This is the definitive book on the City of David, the oldest part of Jerusalem by the current excavator of the site. --from publisher description. The City of David - another term for the Jerusalem of ancient times - was located on a narrow ridge south of the present-day Old borders the deep Kidron Valley to the East, where the Gihon Spring, the city’s main water source, is located.

The archeological exploration of the City of David began in the middle of the 19th century and continues to this day. It has fired the imagination. The City of David (Hebrew: עיר דוד ‎, Ir David), called in Arabic: وادي حلوه ‎, Wadi Hilweh, a neighborhood of Silwan, is a Palestinian Arab village intertwined with an Israeli settlement, and the archaeological site which is speculated to constitute the original settlement core of Bronze and Iron Age Jerusalem.

The City of David is highly controversial in the context of the.Hermann Guthe used the book of Nehemiah in to uncover the eastern city wall on the eastern hill south of the Temple Mount. His excavation along the eastern slope began the debate that identified this eastern hill as the original site of Jerusalem which David took from the Jebusites, the City of David.

The Geshur king was an ally of and the father-in-law of David, the slayer of Goliath, and may have visited the city at some time. The team that found the City Gate has been excavating Bethsaida for 32 years.